Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
set off an explosion. the u.s. chamber of commerce distributed nationwide to businesses. the chamber of commerce expanded its budget. business round table. now everybody takes it for granted today. it was formed three months after louis powell's memo. businesses expanded their offices lobbying here. then the business power came up when jimmy carter and the democrats were in charge in 19778. turned the whole thing -- 1978. turned the whole thing around. that was the beginning of the story. that was the business rebellion that began to steal the american dream from the middle class. >> oh, gosh. i want to ask you, you know, in a presidential election, an opinion? >> i'm not going to do that. this is not about the election. this is -- we're not going to get to a smart fix in this country unless we understand how we got in the trouble we're in. neither of these guys at the moment are telling you. we're not getting down to the bottom of this thing. this is about people out around the country, in ohio n california, in washington state. it's about how the 401(k) program isn't working. it's
Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
the one they have so this could be just the ticket. the prince william chamber of commerce is launching a business academy. it's focusing on marketing, sales and human resources. the fall session begins today at the chamber headquarters in manassas 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. cost per session $25 for chamber members and $50 per session for nonmembers. good news, kids. virginia's pumpkin crop is shaping up to be a good one. the big orange squash is already being harvested and so far things are looking pretty decent. pumpkins are grown on more than 2,000 acres in virginia. can you believe we're in pumpkin season already. >> pumpkins. pumpkin pie. >> the weather make it is feel good. -- makes it feel good. are we going to like what you have for us in the next half- hour? >> you are. i actually have good news about foreclosures. been a long time coming. >> good deal. >> thanks, jess. >>> civil rights leaders announce a new march on washington. that story is coming up. >> plus, police seize thousands of dollars in merchandise from an alleged fencing operation. that's in maryland. >> ahead i
Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
was secretary of commerce for president clinton and therefore is in a good spot to tell us what it is that president clinton needs to do for president obama. >> well, look, president clinton is in a position having held the office he understand it is pressure, he understand it is challenges, and i think he has a unique feel of america, about his eight years and the success in his eight years. to speak to the american people and tell them the success that has occurred in the last four years and the challenges and what has to be done in the next four years. so he is in a unique position and they are two men but they have the last democratic president come here and speak on behalf of president obama and speak to the american people and speak to democrats to get them, continue to get them enthused as they were last night when michelle obama, great opportunity for the party and a great opportunity for president obama to have president clinton speak this way. >> yes, but what do you think president obama will do for president clinton. >> how about hillary? >> look, i know everybody wants to
Sep 6, 2012 2:05am EDT
america for innovation and entrepreneurship by the u.s. chamber of commerce. and most entrepreneurs i talked with know that government needs to do its job if we're going to have a private sector that can create jobs with innovation, with research and development and be able to transport goods across roads and bridges that are in repair. >> all right. thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> derek, thank you. >> all right. >>> you know, part of the storms really mess things up for them. >> again, odds are they could probably have gone and gotten away with it. but they don't want to chance that with 60,000 people in there. >> outside. >> i would not want to do that. we're looking at the same air mass. it's essentially the remnants of isaac coupled with a couple of frontal boundaries. let's start with the michael and son weather cam. this is looking down wisconsin avenue towards bethesda and we're looking at pretty good visibility here. there is fog elsewhere. high is 90. we're still 80. dew point in the 70s. not very comfortable. winds are calm. humidity 81%. pressure rising to 29.